Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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Samved Iyer

Eternal as evolution is, I cannot profess the pretensions of having grown in thorough measure, and I am hopeful of augmenting my perspicacity in the company of beings far more erudite than me.

Free speech: The hallmark of civilization

Belief systems cannot be privileged. The arrest of Munawar Faruqi is deplorable, and so is the killing of Kamlesh Tiwari, more heinous though the latter action is.

Assimilating English into the wave of Hindutva

If we are to popularize a culture-rooted narrative, English shall be of great import. It is possible to not adopt the anglophile elitism and yet stay relevant in academia espousing such a narrative

To those adulating Godse on Gandhi Jayanti: You help no cause

Those who contend that Gandhi staying alive any further would have been detrimental to India, do not seem to have understood the problem. What harm could he have possibly inflicted upon the nation?

“UPSC Jihad”: A tale of ignominious judicial capriciousness

The Indian judiciary appears to lose all semblance of nuance so soon as the word, “minority” appears. This is yet another problem in the Hollow Republic of India — and I use that term after prodigious consideration.

To China’s ignominy: The hope of an adamantine India

India must maintain its obdurate stance against China. This should, so far as ideals go, set a precedent for future governments.

The non-material rudiments of true independence

I would be prevaricating and thereby untruthful towards India in the event that I choose to participate in independence day celebrations knowing that I am not truly free.

The ossification of free speech in India

The advent of social media has ensured the prevalence of popular thought. The contention of some to the effect that it has challenged the elitism of the media having been granted, it has also ostensibly ensured an angrier populace.

The reasons for the polarization of history, and the future of the historical narrative

Why did the academia expect the outcome of past of Nehru's deeds to be any different than abuses hurled at Gandhi and Nehru?

Red alert to Hindus: Create alternatives to the BJP insofar as Hindutva is concerned

Alternatives to the BJP are a must. Hindus must make it expedient upon political parties to champion the cause of Hindutva.

Here is why Hindus must be happy with Muslim devotees expressing their will to attend the Bhūmi Pūjan at Ayodhya

Hindus must evolve from sensationalist proclivities to reason and objectivity, for only the tempered and equanimous shall lead the Hindus in this desired resurgence.

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